Category Archives: Election

ERYC Election 2023 – Help required

I have been receptive to Pocklington Provincial Ward residents who have contacted me expressing disappointment in the three current ERYC Conservative Ward Councillors. NB: Pocklington Provincial Ward covers Pocklington, Stamford Bridge, Wilberfoss, Barmby Moor, Sutton Upon Derwent, Newton Upon Derwent, … Continue reading

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A Councillor’s Residents Become Friends

As an Independent ERYC Councillor between 2016 and 2019 many of the residents I was fortunate to be able to assist became good friends. One of these is Graham Baverstock. Graham and I This morning my wife Ruth and I … Continue reading

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Coffee With Mike – Food For Thought

This afternoon I met with former ERYC Deputy Leader, Councillor Mike Stathers at Starbucks. I was interested to hear how and why he rejected the Conservative Party and is now firmly an Independent. Along with Catherine Simpson, Mike is now … Continue reading

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ERYC Councillors – The Exodus Begins

I am aware of numerous ERYC Councillors who will not be standing for reelection in May 2023. Councillor David Rudd After making, what would appear to be a Nazi comment under the influence of alcohol, I am informed that Wolds … Continue reading

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Election Result – Lost By 14 Votes

I have lost the election by 14 votes. I would like to congratulate the three Conservative Candidates who will now represent Pocklington Provincial for the next 4 years. I would like to thank everyone who voted for me and the … Continue reading

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Please Remember To Vote

Every four years residents are given the opportunity to elect those who they want to represent them at ERYC. Today is election day. In Pocklington Provincial residents can vote for up to three candidates. Please remember to vote.

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ERYC 2019 Election Prediction

Many are asking what is my opinion as to the outcome of next Thursdays ERYC election. Predicted Seats After Thursday I believe the 67 seats will be: Conservative – 37 Independent 16 Labour – 4 Liberal Democrat – 10 Current … Continue reading

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Evidence Confirms Hustings Breach Statute

As Caroline Lacey, ERYC Chief Executive, has failed to responded to Email Confirms Council Resources Used For Hustings I publish the email below. Fact 1 – This confirms that Pocklington Town Council breached statute by using Council resources for a … Continue reading

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Email Confirms Council Resources Used For Hustings

With both ERYC Head of Legal Mathew Buckley and ERYC Returning Officer and Chief Executive Caroline Lacey  remaining silent, I now offer them a clue. To unequivoally confirm that Pocklington Town Council (PTC)/Town Mayor Councillor Dean Hodgson have used Council … Continue reading

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Spot The Conservative Election Boards

It was drawn to my attention that the Conservative Party, known in the East Riding as “Local Conservatives”, are desperate for sites to display their election boards as per the norm across the countryside. It appears their requests are being … Continue reading

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